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Lettering project

1. And so it begins

OK, so this is my first skillshare project that I am going to start. I have been busy with Illustrator, typography and lettering both digital and drawing so this is me coming out of the notebook and into the world wide web. 

This E is just me trying to apply the first lessons with the pen tool. Not yet completely happy with the bottom of the E because the curvature goes up to quick on the swoosh. Anyway, already learned a lot by making the width by joining two pen paths and will continue to upload my work following this class. 

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Figure 1.0 Letter E and swirl pen tool exercise.

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Figure 1.1 Beziers from figure 1.0

So I continued with the lowercase script video and made the following letters. Their angle is a bit larger than those of Spencer's example. Still figuring out how to decently set up those guides. The s was a pain in the ass and still falls a bit short against the other lowercases but still happy for the practice is gave me. 

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Figure 2.0 Script letters from the first lessons

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Figure 2.1 The beziers from figure 2.0

2.0 Ideation

Okay, so I've finished the first lessons about the scriptive alphabet and starting to iterate a little bit with these lessons. Beneath are a few examples of me playing with the serifs and the width. 

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Figure 3. First ideation 60 degrees angle script.

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Figure 4. A thicker version of figure 3. although the dents are gone and the W is shortened to the x height. [Still not sure how to end the W properly.]

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